Tag Archives: P-8A Poseidon

ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

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Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,” said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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Australia to Invest $659M in P-8A Aircraft Training System, Facilities

Australia’s defense department plans to invest $659 million in funds to support the operations of Boeing-built P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. The Australian government will spend $250 million on a Boeing training simulator system at the country’s air force base in Edinburgh as well as $409 million to upgrade base facilities, with an early 2019 completion …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Update Comms, Navigation & Connectivity Features on Navy P-8A Poseidon

A Boeing subsidiary has secured a $13.8 million contract to integrate navigation, communications and network connectivity updates to the U.S. Navy‘s future P-8A  multimission maritime aircraft, Defense Systems reported Thursday. The report said Jeppesen Sanderson-built MilPlanner, FliteDeck Pro and on-board performance software tools will be incorporated into the P-8A Poseidon. Jeppesen aims …

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Boeing to Extend Navy P-8A Aircraft Engineering Services

Boeing has secured a two-year, $24.6 million modification to a previously awarded delivery order to perform additional engineering work on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will support systems engineering technical and critical design reviews for P-8A’s Increment 3 Block 2 upgrades under the modification. Work will occur …

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Boeing to Provide Navy Portable P-8A Trainers; John Thoe Comments

Boeing has secured a contract to supply portable trainer units designed to help the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon aircrew and operators prepare for missions while in service outside of the country. The company said Tuesday it will deliver seven P-8A deployable mission readiness trainers to the service branch beginning in 2019. Seventy percent of the Navy’s P-8A training efforts …

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Boeing to Provide P-8A Trainers, Support Services to Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $42.5 million contract modification to deliver eight deployable mission readiness trainers for the service branch’s P-8A maritime aircraft. Boeing will also provide P-8A mode control panels and program management and engineering services under the modification, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division obligated …

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Norway to Buy 5 Boeing P-8A Aircraft Under FMS Deal With US

Norway’s defense equipment authority has inked a deal to purchase five Boeing-built P-8A Poseidon from the U.S. for use in maritime surveillance operations of the Norwegian military, Naval Technology reported Friday. Naval Technology quoted Ine Eriksen Soreide, Norway’s defense minister, as saying the contract also covers the procurement of modern sensors, monitoring and support systems as well …

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Navy Runs Safe Separation Tests of Lockheed-Built Anti-Submarine Weapon

The U.S. Navy has begun to conduct safe separation tests of a Lockheed Martin-built anti-submarine warfare weapon from Boeing-made P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, Flighglobal reported Wednesday. Stephen Trimble writes the High Altitude Anti-submarine warfare Weapon Capability is scheduled to undergo guided flight test in late fiscal 2017, which will permit program officials to …

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Rockwell Collins to Establish Depot Capability for Navy Poseidon Radio Parts; Thierry Tosi Comments

Rockwell Collins has received a $27 million contract to establish the depot capability of  the HF-121C communications system and miscellaneous radio components for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The activation stage follows the assessment of the P-8A radio component depot capability and the next phase covers sustainment plan and a …

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